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Staff Accountant

Creative Financial Staffing Chicago Full-Time
$60,000.00 - $75,000.00 / year
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STAFF ACCOUNTANT

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Our client, a well-respected financial services firm is looking to hire a Staff Accountant. This well-respected organization has nearly tripled in size over the last few years and offers incredible career growth. The company boasts long tenure, top notch benefits, incredible employee perks, and a work hard/play hard culture. With a growing accounting and finance team, there is significant opportunity for growth and advancement within the department.


RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT:

  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts.
  • Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital.
  • Prepare balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position.
  • Audit contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepare reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to monthly close process.
  • Establish, modify, document, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures.
  • Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Report to management regarding the finances of establishment.
  • Establish tables of accounts and assign entries to proper accounts. 

 


EXPERIENCE PREFERRED FOR THE STAFF ACCOUNTANT ROLE:

  • BS degree in Accounting
  • 1-3 years corporate accounting or public accounting experience
  • CPA or CPA tracking
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Corporate accounting / General ledger experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently with minimal direction





Keywords:  staff accountant, accounting, accountant, general ledger accountant, finance

Skills required

Financial Statements
Financial Analysis
Standard Accounting Practices
Accounts Payable
Billing Reconciliations
Account Reconciliation

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Staff Accountant
$60,000.00 - $75,000.00 / year
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Creative Financial Staffing (CFS) is one of the world’s largest, privately owned accounting and financial placement companies. Since our founding in 1994, CFS has established numerous offices in the United States and the Caribbean.

Understanding & delivering: We understand the requirements of our clients and we have the resources to provide these clients with exceptional talent.

Highly qualified professionals at every level: We ensure the quality of our recruits by subjecting them to some of the most rigorous screening in the industry. As a result, major employers (Fortune 500 companies, privately-owned companies, and small businesses) increasingly rely on CFS to staff crucial positions ranging from CFOs to accounting clerks.

Personal attention: Time and time again our clients commend us on our individual focus and service. Client and recruit satisfaction is the most important part of our business, and we work hard to ensure that each placement we do is the absolute best.

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